Category Archives: Making Money

Google Contributor Blocks Ads on Sites You’re Willing to Financially Support

Google has launched a beta test to see how many internet users would be willing to pay $1 to $3 per month to block ads on each of their favorite websites. The test is for a new Google program called … Continue reading

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Buffett’s Tesco Investment Accounts for Major Loss for Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett’s investment company, Berkshire Hathaway took a major hit in the last quarter with a reported 9% drop in its third-quarter profit as compared to a year ago. According to a company statement, Berkshire earned $4.62 billion this year, … Continue reading

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Huge Six Pound Gold Butte Nugget Sells to Mystery Collector for $400k

The finder of a huge California gold nugget is a mystery. They buyer of that nugget is also a mystery. And to round it all off, even the price paid for the nugget is a mystery. The 6.07 pound nugget … Continue reading

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Secret Buyer Snags Huge Butte Gold Nugget for About $400,000

A huge gold nugget which has caused excitement among collectors around the world has found a new home, but nobody knows exactly where that is or who it will be with. Not only is the seller of the largest gold … Continue reading

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How Warren Buffett Lost $2 Billion in Two Days on Two Stocks

Business magnate Warren Buffett has built a reputation for making solid financial investments, with many investors and experts alike watching his example and following his tips in order to form their own successful financial future. Despite his own highly successful … Continue reading

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Largest Gold Nugget Found in Recent California History Worth $350,000

The largest chunk of gold found in the last few decades has been allegedly discovered in Butte, California. The 6.07-pound nugget is being sold by coin dealer, Don Kagin, and it’ll have its debut showing on Thursday at the San … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly Boardwalk Rare Piece Scam

As the popularity of McDonald’s Monopoly grows each year, the more people find ways to try to take advantage of people’s greed or their desperate financial situations. For those who decide to play McDonald’s Monopoly in 2014, it’s important to … Continue reading

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More Hiring and Jobs Filled but Few Pay Raises in Sight for the Workforce

Despite three straight pay raise increasing quarters, the third quarter of 2014 showed a 43 percent decline in the number of raises from the second quarter, according to a National Association for Business Economics survey. In fact, fewer than one-quarter … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Suspends $600k Crowdfunded Anonabox Project

The popular crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, has suspended one of its campaigns after a controversy surrounding the prospective product.¬†Anonabox was supposed to be a device promising an easy, anonymous alternative to regular browsing. An instant success, it far surpassed its original … Continue reading

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Unemployed? Amazon Hiring 80,000 Temp Workers for Expected Holiday Rush

Online retail giant Amazon.com is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers to help cover the expected holiday rush. This is 10,000 more seasonal hires than last year. Why the increase? There are several contributing factors. The online shopping hub has “more than … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly Canada 2014 Rare Game Pieces

While McDonald’s Monopoly games in the US and Canada usually are run at the same time, they aren’t the same game. They are played on a different board, have some different prizes and the game pieces are only good for … Continue reading

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Why Nobody Will Find the McDonald’s Monopoly Boardwalk Rare Game Piece

People love the McDonald’s Monopoly game with most hoping they may get lucky and win $1 million, but the truth is you have better odds of winning the Powerball Lottery than you do of finding the Boardwalk game piece. In … Continue reading

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It’s Financially Good to be Father: Dads Earn 41% More than Childless Men

Have you ever wondered why you’re single and broke? While being a single man may give you more freedom than being married with kids, having children gives men a bigger salary. According to a new study, men with kids earned … Continue reading

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Ways People Make Money Playing McDonald’s Monopoly 2014

While the vast majority of people look forward to McDonald’s Monopoly each year for the prizes (most notably, the $1 million Boardwalk game piece prize), there are a set of people who look forward to the game for a different … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly 2014: What You Need to Know

McDonald’s Monopoly officially started today (September 30, 2014) and will run through November 10, 2014. While you have a chance to win a prize at any point during the game, many of those who seriously play the game feel the … Continue reading

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PotatoStock 2014: Guy Who Raised $55,000 to Make Potato Salad Throws Party

It started out as a joke, and it culminated into PotatoStock 2014, which was celebrated today from 12 pm to 8 pm in Columbus, Ohio. Zack Brown put up a Kickstarter campaign asking for people to crowfund him $10 so … Continue reading

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The Best Chance to Win a Big Prize in McDonald’s Monopoly is Before It Begins

For all those who love to play McDonald’s Monopoly and hope to win one of the big prizes available, this year your best chance at winning is before the official game even begins. As part of the McDonald’s Monopoly promotion … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly Rare Game Pieces

Note: This article was originally written for the 2014 McDonald’s Monopoly game which has now ended. I will be plisting the 2015 McDonald’s Monopoly rare game pieces as soon as they are available. For everyone who anxiously awaits the McDonald’s … Continue reading

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JJ Watt Awesomeness on What Do Rich People Buy?

JJ Watts of the Houston Texans was asked what he did after signing his $100 million contact, and his answer was awesome. Not only did he not have anything specific in mind that he went out and immediately purchased, he … Continue reading

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Uber Begins On-Demand Delivery Service Test with Corner Store

Popular transport app Uber has become more than just a car service for a select group of customers in Washington D.C. For a short time the company is trialling a same day home delivery service called Corner Store, where its … Continue reading

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